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Virginia et Florida Map, 1625

Map Collection #MC0042

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Title: Virginia et Florida Map
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 1.0 item.

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Accessions Information

January 15, 2010, (unprocessed) 1 item, 0.001 cubic feet; Virginia et Florida: Americae. Pars Virginia / Floridae Pars [Virginia and Florida: America. Part of Virginia / Part of Florida] Map of Southeastern North America between 30° - 39° North Latitude & 294° 307° West Longitude; hand colored; by Jodocus Hondius and Samuel Purchas, London 1625. Scale: 1 inch = 25 Milliaria Germanica [German miles]. English & Latin language. One sheet, printed map. 8 x 12.5 inches. [203 x 317 mm]. PURCHASED. See attached text from map. 1 item. 1 p. (ca. 0.001 cubic feet) Recd. 1/08/2010. Notes: Revision of Hondius' 1606 map in Atlas sive Cosmographicae, retaining all the Indian village names. Based upon the work of John White and Jacques LeMoyne, as interpreted by De Bry's maps. Predates John Smith's contribution and the settlement of Jamestown. He has relocated LeMoyne's lake to Florida to accommodate the St. May (St. Johns) River. Map shows the influence of Wytfliet and Ribaut. Includes English text of Chapter 1. Description of the Coast from Florida to New Found Land: Hondius his Map of Florida, pp. 869-870. Verso (p. 870) includes description of New Spain, Yucutan, & Mexico. Dealer's inventory #17903. Purchased from Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps Inc.

Access Restrictions

No restrictions

Copyright Notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Preferred Citation

Virginia et Florida Map (#MC0042), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Purchase (Special Collections Fund), Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps Inc.

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Jonathan Dembo, January 25, 2010


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